Our partners with the Office of Parks and Historic Preservation have Invasive Species Technicians that are aiding invasive species work throughout the Thousand Islands region. One of their projects involves controlling invasive buckthorn and honeysuckle using a chemical-free approach.
We’ve developed a Tiered Species List that is aimed to help better strategize management of invasive species in our region. The system categorizes species by known presence and feasible management approach’s: prevention, eradication, suppression localized control, and monitoring.
Early detection work is a core mission for SLELO PRISM. Learn how we’ve strenghtened our efforts.
Using advanced remote sensing technologies and computer modeling, hemlock woolly adelgid damage can be detected before significant defoliation or tree mortality occurs, allowing for the efficient deployment of rapid-response field crews to confirm infestations and develop treatment plans.
View Our Latest Newsletter The rapid response to the recent confirmed presence of HWA at Lake George was made possible due to the years of planning by APIPP, DEC, NYSHI, […]
Learn how 5.7 million acres are protected as a result of our invasive species prevention efforts.
You can help protect your favorite wild and urban places by keeping an eye out for invasive species, reporting observations via iMapInvasives, and by taking steps to control invasives you find on your property.
As part of the effort to combat climate change and invasive species, SLELO PRISM is promoting our Urban Forest Sustainability Initiative, and aiding a restoration project on Tug Hill.
Local and regional communities have been challenged with preventing and controlling invasive species or remediating their impacts at costs ranging from several thousand to millions of dollars.
We know that invasive species negatively affect biodiversity and we know which invasive species we need to work on; however, it can be difficult to know exactly what you are protecting when you control invasive species.